Lake County recently earned the highly coveted SolSmart Gold Designation, with a special recognition given in the Inspections Category, furthering Lake County’s commitment to solar power growth in the community! Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, SolSmart recognizes local governments who take keys steps to reduce barriers to solar energy growth and makes it easier for homes and businesses to go solar. Learn more about SolSmart.
This page is intended to assist individuals who are interested in applying for residential solar installation for property located in unincorporated Lake County. Individuals interested in non-residential solar installation should call 847-377-2600 for assistance.
Solar Permitting Requirements
This online checklist will help ensure your application is complete and that it meets Lake County’s requirements for residential solar permits. Once a complete submittal is received by our department, you will receive either your permit, or a request for additional information within three business days.